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Police on Tuesday turned over to prosecutors their case on a South Korean diplomat in connection with a Tokyo auto accident.

The 48-year-old first secretary of the South Korean Embassy is charged with injuring a motorcyclist in Minato Ward and with failing to report the incident to authorities.

The diplomat allegedly drove his car, which bears diplomatic license plates, into the motorcycle at around 10 p.m. June 13. He also allegedly left the scene without reporting the accident.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 34-year-old office worker, was knocked to the ground and sustained neck injuries requiring one week to heal, the police said.

The diplomat reportedly told police during voluntary questioning he did not know he had injured anyone.

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